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Charlotte Sawyers Natural Area

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Charlotte Sawyers Natural Area

Charlotte Sawyers would tease that she and her late husband, Alvin, disagreed about what to do with their small farm – protect it for wildlife or sell it for development? Whoever lived the longest got to decide!  Charlotte  donated the farm she loved to the Platte County Land Trust in July 1998.

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Frank Adams Farm

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Frank Adams Farm

Mr. Frank Adams is the fourth generation to farm this northern Jackson County farm. The 300-acre Missouri Century farm was established in the mid-1800’s along the Little Blue River. It protects valuable farm land and provides water quality services to the Little Blue River with its protected riparian corridor. A Civil War battle ground is also near the farm.

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Sunflower Land Trust Mitigation Bank #1

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Sunflower Land Trust Mitigation Bank #1

The Platte Land Trust is the third-party conservation easement holder of SLT Mitigation Bank #1. Parties signed the conservation easement agreement on June 28, 2016. The mitigation bank is located between Derby and Rose Hill, Kansas. It will serve the Wichita and Sedgwick County area.

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Snowball Hill

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Snowball Hill Prairie

The Platte Land Trust and Missouri Prairie Foundation (MPF) have joined forces to save Snowball Hill Prairie. In June 2015, the Platte Land Trust with the backing of MPF, participated in an auction to buy this prairie to save it from development, and they were the winning bid. Pristine Prairie Land.

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The National Properties

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The National and Deuce Golf Courses

The Platte Land Trust holds a conservation easement on 300 acres at The National and The Deuce golf courses in Parkville, Missouri.  This conservation easement protects water quality along a tributary and a segment of Rush Creek, as well as a portion of Walnut Creek. Scenic vistas in southern Platte County are also protected.

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For more information about Platte Land Trust, contact the President of the Board of Directors.
Carla Dods, 816-716-3402